Spring Semester

Spring Semester

The spring semester revolves around volunteer work. Participants can choose between different types of community service in a youth village or development town.

Youth Village

Participants are given the opportunity to work and live on a dati (observant) youth village for immigrant high school students.

Living accommodations include:

  • Two- to three- person dorm rooms
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Communal dining hall with the village residents
  • Moadon (common room) with TV/cable/DVD and wireless internet

While living in the youth village, Nativ participants become involved in all facets of daily life making a serious impact on struggling Israeli teenagers. Participants can volunteer in the following placements and roles:

  • Ganim (nursery schools)
  • Teaching English
  • Working in the schools
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen work
  • Afterschool programming
  • Gardening
  • Maintenance
  • Painting
  • Magen David Adom (volunteer ambulance service as a first responder)

Development Town

Participants can volunteer in a small development town.

Living accommodations include:

  • Fully furnished apartments
  • Wireless internet
  • Stipend for groceries
  • Full kosher kitchen

Participants help the town grow and flourish as they create long-lasting connections with host families and community members through their volunteer work.

Development Town participants can volunteer in the following placements and roles:

  • Ganim (nursery schools)
  • Teaching English
  • Working in the schools
  • Gardening
  • Maintenance
  • Painting
  • Magen David Adom (volunteer ambulance service as a first responder)

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

About to graduate high school?

Live, learn, make lifetime friends and explore Israel for an unforgettable year before college. Nativ is a challenging
academic year program dedicated to creating and
inspiring the Conservative Jewish leaders of tomorrow.

Now accepting applications!

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